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Tephrosia potosina

Tephrosia potosina Brandegee

Edwards Plateau Hoarypea

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Synonym(s): Cracca potosina


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Fruit Type: Legume
Size Notes: Stems decumbent, up to about 20 inches long.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Green , Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug




Bibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston

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Web Reference

Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Tephrosia potosina in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Tephrosia potosina in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Tephrosia potosina


Record Modified: 2022-12-20
Research By: TWC Staff

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